Tag Archive | formative assessment

Building Student Ownership Through Self Assessment

I have set a standard with my students this year that I will complete the same assignments that I ask of them. We have a classroom Kidblog account where each student is expected to post about their reading each week. So in an effort to keep my promise, I need to do the same. This […]

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

I am always looking for new ways to use formative assessment in my classroom, so I was excited when I was introduced to Pear Deck by another person in my district. Pear deck allows you to create interactive presentations with built-in assessment options. It has the standard question options, like multiple-choice, free text (both short […]

Classroom Clickers – Not For Test Prep!

Over the past several years, classrooms around the world have invested millions of dollars purchasing learner response technology, or clickers as they are commonly referred.  Of course, as a former Promethean employee, I am slightly biased towards their ActivExpression, ActiVote, and ActivEngage models, though there are multiple manufacturers of this kind of technology, including SMART […]